Admission procedure for international students

Training at National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine is fulfilled on a basis of:
-   International agreements of Ukraine;
-   Nationwide programs;
-   Contracts signed with legal and individual persons.

According to the Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" of 22.09.2011 № 3773-YI, Law of Ukraine "On education" of 07.01.2014 № 1556-YII, Order of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine from 01.11.2013 № 1541 "The procedure of applying and training (internship) of foreigners and stateless persons, the Law of Ukraine "On Foreign Ukrainian" of 04.03.2004 № 1582-IV, CMU Resolution of 28.03.2012 № 251 "On approval of the design, preparation and issuance permission for a permanent and temporary residence and technical description of its forms’’, CMU Resolution of 27.08.2010 N 796 "On approving the list of paid services that may be provided by educational institutions, other institutions and educational institutions that belong to the state and municipal property"; "Procedure of providing paid educational services by state and municipal educational institutions", approved by the Ministry of Education of Ukraine, Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, Ministry of Economy of Ukraine of 23.07.2010 № 736/902/758, CMU Resolution of 13.03.2013 № 185 "On the Unified State Register of demographic and documents proving citizenship of Ukraine, verifying identity or its special status".

Foreigners who get state scholarships according to international agreements, national programs and other international obligations of Ukraine, shall be admitted on the basis of Ministry of Education and Science within the scope of the government order.

Foreigners Ukrainian descent, who received training from the direction of Ukrainian national and cultural societies, entry into higher education in Ukraine in the areas of industry knowledge "teacher education", "art", "humanities", "journalism and information", "social and political science", have the same rights to education as the Ukrainian citizens, including when entering the training of public order (order of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine from 18.09.2009, № 8773). They take part in the competition for admission on the same basis as Ukrainian citizens.

When entering other areas of training (specialty) foreigners of Ukrainian origin, who received training from the direction of Ukrainian national and cultural societies, have the same rights to education as citizens of Ukraine, if they participated in international competition with general subjects, entrance exam of which is defined as a profile for the University of entering of the chosen direction of training (specialty).

Foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing in Ukraine and have been grantedrefugee status in Ukraine shall be accepted to universities in the manner provided for the citizens of Ukraine.

Foreigners, who have received secondary education in foreign schools with Ukrainian languageare accepted to the University for admission test under these rules of admissionwithin the establishedquotas on the recommendations of national cultural societies and Ukrainian diplomatic missions of Ukraine abroad.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons who do not fall under the above Rules shall be credited to study in higher educational institutions of the interview and on the basis of contract. 


Admission Requirements 

To be admitted to the higher educational institution an international student should have secondary education certificate and satisfactory health state for habitation in climatic conditions of Ukraine and training in chosen specialty.

Foreign citizens who graduated from the higher educational institutions of foreign countries are entitled to continue the education in Ukraine on the basis of the documents that certify their education level.

To be admitted to postgraduate education program an international student should have higher education diploma and capability of conducting research.

Those who apply to postgraduate programs have to submit the list of publications, including the name of publisher, certified by the head of the institution, institution or organization in the workplace.
Students who have no publications have to submit scientific reports in their chosen specialty.
On admission to the doctoral program also:
-   a detailed plan of the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Science;
-   copy of the award of the degree of Candidate of Sciences (Ph.D. diploma). 

Documents required for admission

1. statement addressed to the Rector of the University;
2. application form (Annex #1);
3. motivation letter.
4. documents about education and appendix with marks;
5. document given by a competent state body, that indicates the right of the candidate to continue studying at the educational establishments of that country where he/she has got a secondary education;
6. document that indicates getting of higher education with “Bachelor”, “Master” degree for candidates who would like to get “Master” degree or start post-graduate studying;
7. medical health certificate, certified by official body of health protection of the foreigner’s country and is issued at least for two months before leaving for Ukraine;
8. insurance policy of getting urgent medical aids (except foreigners who have come from the countries which concluded with Ukraine agreement about free first aid);
9.  Passport;
10. 10 photos (3.5 x 4.5);

The documents in sub-item 4-7 should be certified in accordance with the legislation of the issuing country, translated into Ukrainian and notarized.

The documents can be sent to post address of NULES of Ukraine twice a year: from July 3 to October 16 and from February 1 to February 20. Interviews are held from July 4 to October 23 and from February 2 to February 22 accordingly. Admission to training is carried  out from July 4 to November 1 and from February 2 to March 1.


Entry conditions to the territory of Ukraine

Once notified on admission to NULES of Ukraine a student is expected to personally submit his/her passport with entry visa, type “Д”Which is received at Ukrainian Embassy (not valid to countries with visa-free regime with Ukraine). Submitted applicant to obtain entry-visa at Ukrainian Embassy or at General Ukrainian Consulate provides documents:
-   that are mentioned above;
-   original invitation to education, issued by the University.

While crossing the Ukraine’s border, CIS citizens (if no visa required) should state “education” in “the purpose of visit” line of a migration card. This card must be registered with border passport control.

Attention! The same documents candidate provides at the line of Ukrainian border crossing and on arrival at the University. Citizens of visa-free entry regime with Ukraine in completing the migration card at the port of entry in the "Purpose of entry to Ukraine" must provide "training"This card must be registered with the State Border ServiceThe card with the passport is provided to the University for registration after enrollment.Candidate for education has to inform about his/her arrival to university no later than in 3 days period and provides university with the date of his/her entry to Ukraine and the flight (or train) number.

  Annex 1


Annex 2

Tuition fee for international students in 2018-2019 

The cost of training foreign nationals for bachelors (2021 -2022 н. р.) 






The cost of training foreign studentds for masters for PhD students  (2021 -2022 н. р.)




The cost of the preparatory department for foreign students - $1200 per year (paid in UAH according to NBU exchange rate on the day of transaction).

The cost of additional organizational and protocol-information and advisory services * - 3500 UAH.
* - For more information please contact the Center for International Activity (3 building, 107 audience).
Tel .: +38 (044) 258-42-34.



Study terms:

-   Bachelor training — 4 years;
-   Master training —  1,5 - 2 years after bachelor program;
-   Candidate of science — 4 years (in the presence of master diploma).

The course starts on September 1.

Student Leisure

Foreign students have access to library collections of the National University of Life andEnvironmental Sciences of Ukraine (, in particular, the Scientific LibraryNUBiP Ukraine (National Depository Library FAO

The University has developed sports facilities, everyone has the opportunity to keep fit and become a member of various sports competition. More about the sport life of the University:

Every year NUBiP Ukraine organizes international festival of art "Holosiivska Vesna". Also, foreign students can submit the traditions and culture of his land in such events as "Student evenings."

Living Conditions

The university town is situated in the picturesque place of the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv. Students live in the students' hostels.
The price of living in the hostel is 740 UAH per month.
Cost of accommodation should be paid extra.
For information, contact the Center for international Activity (building 3, room 107).
Telephone:+38 (044) 258-42-34.

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